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RPU and fare class (feel free to merge to the right thread)

RPU and fare class (feel free to merge to the right thread)

Old Aug 31, 17, 12:47 pm
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RPU and fare class (feel free to merge to the right thread)

I am searching domestic flights WAS - LAX and get a somewhat strange result from the booking engine.

When I search without the "RPU upgrade" option selected, the lowest (non-"basic") economy is priced at, say, $120 for the first leg. When I search the same route with "RPU upgrade" selected, the same leg is priced at $150. The total ticket price is appropriately higher too.

There is R3-R5 availability depending on the date.

The cheaper option shows booking class K. If I book that, would I be able to apply an RPU after booking (and get confirmed, as presumably R space is available)? Or do I have to book the more expensive option (and if so- why)?
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Old Aug 31, 17, 1:46 pm
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Originally Posted by br2k View Post
...The cheaper option shows booking class K. If I book that, would I be able to apply an RPU after booking (and get confirmed, as presumably R space is available)?...
Yes, should work. You'll have 24 hours to make sure this is the case.
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Old Aug 31, 17, 2:33 pm
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Originally Posted by br2k View Post

The cheaper option shows booking class K. If I book that, would I be able to apply an RPU after booking (and get confirmed, as presumably R space is available)? Or do I have to book the more expensive option (and if so- why)?
Sounds like .bomb issues

Originally Posted by IAH-OIL-TRASH View Post
Yes, should work. You'll have 24 hours to make sure this is the case.
Ya, just in case you have the 24 hour rule to cancel and get your money back, but as I-O-T mentioned, should work with lower class / price.
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